Until recently, the opportunity to have a celebrity attend an event, attach themselves to a name-brand or endorse a certain product or idea was untouchable. The thought of paying a person to promote a product was seen as something only Fortune 500 companies could afford. Social media has changed all that with brands and businesses utilizing celebrity influencers to connect directly with their demographics and increase sales and profits.
Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting 2018
Find out more about the LSA's Annual Meetings, which draw over a thousand linguists to a major U.S. city every January, its biennial Linguistic Institutes -- the premier gatherings of their kind, bringing together hundreds of students and faculty in a month-long series of courses, conferences, and social activities, and the newest LSA-sponsored event, CoLang.